- ABOUT The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada has been successfully representing working people in British Columbia since 1948. ILWU Canada is the exclusive bargaining agent for over 3,000 men and women throughout the province. The ILWU Canada is a union made up of the 12 autonomous Locals of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, and three affiliates: the Retail Wholesale Union (British Columbia), the Retail Wholesale Department Store Union (Saskatchewan), and the Grain Services Union (Saskatchewan). We are a rank-and-file union. We encourage membership participation in the affairs of the Union, and we represent our members in numerous forums of interest on the Federal, Provincial and Municipal scenes. The ILWU Canada Longshore Division is involved in the loading, unloading and checking of cargo to and from vessels, and the storage of these goods on the docks and in warehouses. We handle cargo such as: Forest Products: lumber, pulp, craft, woodchips, logs. Bulk Ores: coal, sulphur, zinc, lead, copper, phosrock, potash, pellets. Liquid Bulk: methanol, glycol, styrene, seed oil. Grains. Containers. Break Bulk: steel, ingots and general cargo. ILWU Canada has over a half century of experience, skill, and success in making things better for working people like you.
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The 33rd annual Miners Memorial event brought together hundreds of attendees in honour of the 100-year anniversary of the shooting death of labour organizer and activist, socialist, and conscience objector, Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin. Workshops, talks, music, theatre, button-making, silk-screening, choir, breakfasts, and walking tours provided different opportunities …
Dear Comrades, See the attached job posting. Organizer Job Posting The posting closes on Friday, August 31 at 4:00 pm. Please circulate widely and to anyone you think would bring the requisite skills and energy to help ILWU Canada grow and strengthen its membership. In …
To All Workers: Today is NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY. National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. The original National Aboriginal Day …